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Stony Brook University Palliative Care Physician, Assistant/Associate Professor, Internal Medicine, Hem in Stony Brook, New York

Stony Brook University: Health Sciences: Renaissance School of Medicine: Internal Medicine: Hematology and Oncology


Stony Brook, New York

Open Date

Dec 09, 2021


Feb 09, 2022 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


Stony Brook Medicine's Palliative Care Program seeks a Board Certified or Board Eligible Palliative Care physician to join a very experienced and valued inpatient consultation service. The Palliative Medicine Program at Stony Brook University Hospital resides in the Department Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology. This is an exciting time to join our growing and very dynamic interdisciplinary team, consisting of physicians, nurse practitioners, social workers, volunteers, etc. The physician will have extensive opportunity to teach trainees of all levels and develop curricula and educational programs at Stony Brook University Hospital and Stony Brook School of Medicine, as well as participate in research and quality improvement projects throughout Stony Brook University Hospital. Furthermore, our program has recently received ACGME accreditation for a newly developed Hospice and Palliative Medicine fellowship creating additional opportunity for involvement in fellowship development and leadership. This past summer Stony Brook University hospital was awarded for the fourth time Advanced Certification in Palliative Care by the Joint Commission.


Required Qualifications: MD, DO or equivalent, board certified/eligible in Palliative medicine. Strong clinical background to assume patient care, teach fellows and medical students.

Preferred Qualifications: Fellowship trained and Board Certified Palliative Medicine physician with interest in palliative care education and research. At least one year of inpatient palliative care consultation experience.

Application Instructions

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For questions regarding this position, please contact Dr. Grace LaTorre at 631-793-9288.

Special Notes

Tenure/Non-Tenure Track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. To qualify for tenure and/or a senior faculty appointment, the candidate must meet the criteria established by the School of Medicine (School of Medicine's Criteria for Appointment, Promotion and Tenure).

Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible.

Campus Description

Long Island's premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine, represents Stony Brook University's entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook's health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, the five Health Sciences schools -- Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare -- as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 624 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children's, with more than 180 pediatric specialists in 30 specialties, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region. In the Medical and Research Translation (MART) building, two floors are occupied by Stony Brook University Cancer Center's outpatient services, and four floors are devoted to cancer research. Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential core values at Stony Brook Medicine. We believe we do our best and most impactful work when we leverage our diverse, equitable and inclusive perspectives. We are proud to recruit and hire talented people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences.

In accordance with the New York State Department of Health (DOH) order that all hospitals and nursing homes "continuously require all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19," Candidates who are not already vaccinated must obtain the first dose of the vaccine within three (3) calendar days of acceptance of conditional job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with the vaccine protocol. The order also includes those who may be affiliated with or interact with employees of a hospital or nursing home. The order allows for limited medical exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

If you need a disability-related accommodation, please contact the Office of Equity and Access at (631)632-6280.

Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.